Sherry Goglia-Adams RN, MSN and Ginger Goddu RN, MSN, two of our Nurse Educators
Sherry Goglia-Adams RN, MSN and
Ginger Goddu RN, MSN, two of our 
Nurse Educators
Our Vision
The Department of Nursing Education promotes lifelong learning and quality patient care by providing education, training, and development to all nursing staff in a cost effective, flexible manner, utilizing principles of evidence based practice and the latest technology. The work of the department is driven by the values of Hartford Hospital, ANA Standards of Practice for Nursing Professional Development, and continual assessment based on the needs of the services and the organization.

Educational Opportunities for Nurses: 
Cardiovascular Nursing Education
The Henry Low Heart Center at Hartford Hospital provides a comprehensive education program for all new nurses in Cardiology to meet the necessary elements of performance required for all nurses entering cardiology.

EMS Courses

Hartford Hospital offers EMS courses throughout the year.  Many courses qualify for certification at the state and/or national level.
Graduate Nurse Residency Program
Our GN Residency Program will provide the new graduate nurse the opportunity to partner with a Registered Nurse Preceptor in a work/study environment in order to increase competency in caring for the adult acute care medical/surgical patient. 

HealthStream® E-Learning Web Based Training

Web-based, self-paced computer software covering most JCAHO and OSHA mandatory courses. A user name/password is required.

Meet the Nurse Educators

The Nurse Educators have a broad range of expertise in each of our clinical specialties.

Nursing Touch Validation
Nurses and PCAs can now offer Reiki and/or Therapeutic Touch as part of their overall care plan.

Nursing Competency Testing
For your convenience, the dates for upcoming competency testing are posted on the Nursing web site.

Resources for Nurses Returning to School

This page contains a list of resources that can aid Hartford Hospital Nurses who are considering career advancement.
HHSN Alumnae Nursing Scholarship Program
The Alumnae Association of the Hartford Hospital School of Nursing has created a scholarship program for HHSN Graduates, or immediate family members of a HHSN Graduate.

Center for Education, Simulation & Innovation (CESI)

Participants train in settings similar to their actual work environments, in an atmosphere of realism.

Hartford Hospital has been approved as a provider of nursing continuing education by the Connecticut Nurses' Association.